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Twin 5.7 magnitude earthquakes strike near Hawthorne, Nevada - SFGate
On Twitter, @RyanVance wrote, "Looks like it was a (preliminary) 5.8 quake on the CA/Nevada border. Hope the damage is minimal but it felt pretty big here in SF.." @PeppyHeppy wrote, "Just felt a fairly large earthquake in South Lake Tahoe! #earthquake.".
As Earthquake Threat To Seawall Looms, Can SF Find Billions To Fix It? - Hoodline
As the executive director of the Port of San Francisco, you might assume Elaine Forbes dreads the annual appearance of naturally occurring king tides, which flooded portions of the Embarcadero back in mid-December. But Forbes said she actually looks ...and more »
What earthquakes didn't turn asunder - SF structure collapses - SFGate
Crane collapses, trapped cars and massive rifts in the ground are forms of damage you might expect to see in San Francisco after a major earthquake, but a look in the San Francisco Chronicle photo archives reveals that such disasters happened many ...
Shallow earthquake rattles Indonesia's third-largest city - San Francisco Chronicle
... an official at a monitoring post for Mount Sinabung near Medan, said there was a report of a house damaged in an area village. He said there were no reports of casualties. Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and experiences frequent ...and more »
Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported - San Francisco Chronicle
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and only minor known damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.6 quake struck at 11:22 a.m. local time (9:22 ...
Earthquake Swarm Rocks Lake Tahoe Area - CBS Local
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (CBS SF & AP) — Nearly a dozen earthquakes — the largest a pair of 5.7 magnitude temblors — struck early Wednesday near Lake Tahoe, and their rumblings were felt across areas of two states. There were no immediate reports ...and more »
BRAWLEY, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of small earthquakes have rattled Southern California's Imperial Valley — the ... - CBS Local
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquakes — most around magnitude 3.0 — began Saturday afternoon near Brawley, about 125 miles east of San Diego and 20 miles north of the Mexico border. The quakes continued to strike intermittently early ...
Four Quakes, Aftershocks Jolt Italian Villages - CBS Local
ROME (AP) — Four strong earthquakes on Wednesday shook the same region of central Italy that suffered deadly temblors last year, sending quake-rattled residents into panic and further isolating towns that have been buried under more than a 3 feet of ...
What's Keeping Those Freeway Interchanges Up In An Earthquake? - LAist
The task initially began after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake (centered south of San Francisco), which severely damaged the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Cypress Street Viaduct. Caltrans began phase I of their seismic retrofitting program ...
Amid San Francisco's chaos — broken water and gas mains, shattered windows, twisted telegraph wires, six-foot chasms in the fissured earth — a horse began hauling the family from their North Beach neighborhood to the ferry terminal by the Embarcadero.